Electrostatic Precipitator By: Erin Chau 9A
What is an electrostatic precipitator?
An electrostatic precipitator is a filtration device that can easily remove fine matter like dust and smoke. This is very similar to the web scrubbers, but electrostatic precipitators only applies energy to the specific matter that is being collected. The first electrostatic precipitator was invented in 1907 by Dr. Frederick G. Cottrell. He created a device for charging particles and then collection them with electrostatic attraction. This is now better known as the electrostatic precipitator.
How It Works
Are they still in use now?
Although useful, are they difficult to maintain?
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